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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Wellesley Business Buzz: babysitting app for busy families; Linear Retail expands empire; more pet supplies?

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Wellesley Hills Library Hearthside historical talk: “Lawrence of Arabia”

The Wellesley Hills Branch Library presents “Lawrence Of Arabia, the Arab Revolt, and The Middle East,” a talk by local historian Bob Begin. One hundred years ago as WWI was raging, the Allies sought the help of the Arabs in their struggle against the Ottoman Empire. England promised the Arab forces


Victim in critical condition following double stabbing in Boston

BOSTON — One person is in critical but stable condition following a double stabbing early Saturday morning in Downtown Crossing. Boston police said two people were stabbed at around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Summer and Chauncy streets, outside of a Macy's.


Former Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino to share cancer story at survivorship forum

Lawrence “Larry” Lucchino is known to sports fans as principal owner and chair of the Worcester-head Pawtucket Red Sox as well as being former president and chief executive officer of the Boston Red Sox and member of John W. Henry’s ownership group.


Wellesley Town Band to celebrate American composers

The Wellesley Town Band on Sunday, April 28, will pay tribute to some of America’s most loved composers, featuring marches, jazz, Broadway and film music. The free 3pm concert will take place at Wellesley High School, with refreshments served.


Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Was Allegedly Brandishing Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale Home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.


Easter in Wellesley — church services and Easter egg hunts

at 42 Elmwood Rd. will have an Open House and Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 20, 9am – 11am. Their Easter Sunday gathering will be held on Sunday, April 21, 9am at the church’s Wellesley location and 10:15am and 11:30am at their 217 West Central St., Natick location.


Stop & Shop workers under strike stage ‘mega picket’ in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - Stop & Shop workers are staging a “mega picket” Saturday morning as they continue to strike amid an ongoing union dispute. The rally is planned for 10 a.m. at the South Bay location in Dorchester.


Three Injured After Train Collides with Truck in W. Bridgewater

Investigators are on scene this morning of a West Bridgewater accident involving a truck and an MBTA commuter rail train. MBTA police said three people were injured with non-life threatening injuries. At least one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, according to police sca


Frank Pepe Pizzeria will open in Burlington and in Watertown

Pepe’s Pizza is expanding in the Boston area with the addition of two more locations. Arsenal Yards in Watertown tweeted Saturday morning that a Pepe’s location is headed there. The opening date wasn’t provided.


Stabbing In Downtown Boston Leaves 2 Injured

BOSTON (AP) — Police say two people were stabbed in downtown Boston. Police say the double stabbing happened early Saturday in the Downtown Crossing area and one person was critically injured.


Toddler Dies After Being Found in Vermont River

Vermont State Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a 2-year-old girl who was pulled from the White River in Chelsea and later pronounced dead at a hospital.


Crash On I-93 In Boston Closes Left Lane

BOSTON — A crash on Interstate 93 north near exit 14 has closed the left lane to traffic, State Police said. State Police said there is significant traffic backup, so expect delays.


'My parents took my whole life from me': Turpin kids make emotional statements in torture case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


Milford native, author of 'Glad Farm' to write prequel

MILFORD – The author of “Glad Farm” is planning to write a prequel to her Milford-based memoir. Catherine Marenghi will visit her hometown on Monday, where she grew up in a one-room, unheated house in what she later learned was once a gladiolus flower farm. The 2016 memoir details her family’s pover


Officials: If you celebrate pot holiday, do so responsibly

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts officials are calling on recreational marijuana users who plan to celebrate “420” to do so responsibly. April 20 has for decades been recognized by pot enthusiasts as a counter-culture holiday of sorts, but the legalization in several states has brought 420 more into the


DA: Marlborough man accused of repeatedly raping young girl took more than 100 nude photos

MARLBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A Marlborough man accused of a raping a young girl over the course of four years had more than 100 nude images of the victim stashed in his home, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan announced Friday.


Burlington art student wins award

Megan Ohol, a student at Draw to Grow Art Studio for Kids in Burlington, won a Notable Award for her art submission to the 2019 Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge. The challenge invited K-12 students from the New England and Gulf of Maine regions to highlight the endangered North Atlantic right